Category Archives: Franklin Park

O’Hare Area Is Getting a New Highway: I 490


I 490 is currently under construction to link I 90 (Jane Addams Tollroad) to I 294 (TriState Tollroad) with interchanges at Green Street/Franklin Avenue and at the intersect of I 294 and County Line Road, with the major interchange at … Continue reading

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Franklin Park Police Department Executes a Search Warrant for a Drug Investigation at a Home in Schiller Park


At 1:15 pm today, Sept 12th, the Franklin Park police executed a search warrant for drug activity at 3719 Ruby Street in Schiller Park, without a SchillerPark police car in sight. For weeks the residents of Twi-Lite Condos were complaining … Continue reading

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East Leyden Construction


Drone view of construction in May, 2018 http://www.youtube.com/watch 360 • view of construction https://www.youtube.com/watchv=RSJ9O0sW5ac&feature=share

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Who Torched The Northlake Elephant ?


Please Share, Tag yourself and everyone that knew about this elephant! Spread the word anyway. With all our help we WILL find this guy. As many of you know by now our Elephant and the surrounding towns mascot was torched … Continue reading

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This Day, May 25th, is One That is Forever in my Heart as We Remember American Flight 191


My thoughts and prayers go out to all of , those whose lives were lost 39 years ago and their families who still are grieving the loss of their loved ones. In 1979, May 25th, was also a Friday, and … Continue reading

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A Schiller Park Transgender Student Shares His Good and Bad Memories of Grammar School and High School


Transgender student Charlie Zielinski https://www-dailyherald-com.cdn.ampproject.org/ https://www-dailyherald-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/www.dailyherald.com/amp-article/20170316/news/170319203/?amp_js_v=0.1&usqp=mq331AQECAEoAQ%3D%3D#origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&prerenderSize=1&visibilityState=prerender&paddingTop=54&p2r=0&horizontalScrolling=0&csi=1&aoh=15271304605258&viewerUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2Famp%2Fs%2Fwww.dailyherald.com%2Famp-article%2F20170316%2Fnews%2F170319203%2F&history=1&storage=1&cid=1&cap=swipe%2CnavigateTo%2Ccid%2Cfragment%2CreplaceUrl An interesting Schiller Park School District 81 and East Leyden High School Story Transgender student: I am mad, I am upset, and I am invalidated

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The Parents of Norridge SD 80 Students at Enger Continue To Face Challenges Created By LASEC


So Norridge SD81 Administration has worked diligently with the Illinois legislature to ensure the continued enrollment at Enger only to encounter Amendment 2 To SB 2344 introduced at the request of Leyden and Norwood Park area Superintendents to frustrate the … Continue reading

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Schools Should Take Heed and Deal Very Severely With Young Students Vaping


The popularity of e-cigarettes among younger Americans should pose a great concern to parents and is drawing mounting scrutiny from federal regulators. Citing a wish “to better understand the youth appeal of these products,” the Food and Drug Administration said … Continue reading

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Illinois House Committee Meets at 8 am To Consider SB 2344 and HCA 1 Which Are Of Great Importance To The Parents of Norridge SD 80


      Please follow these links too support SB 2344 and House Amendment 1 To SB 2344:   File as a proponent to SB 2344: http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=138183&HCommittees-page=1   File as a proponent to House Amendment 1 To SB 2344 http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=143241&HCommittees5%2F17%2F2018-page=1&committeeid=0&chamber=H&nodays=1&_=1526472719650Continue reading

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Norridge SD 80 Parents Are Watching The Progress of SB 2344


UPDATE as of May 9, 2018 at 5:30 PM:   Please show your support of SB 2344 in the Illinois House committee by going to this link and filing as a proponent: http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=138183 When the House Amendment 1 is discharged … Continue reading

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